Nickelodeon has launched an in-house artist development program called the Artists Collective, aiming to reverse its fortunes and create culturally relevant shows that rival those of competitors Cartoon Network and Disney.
For the first time in 17 years, no animated feature earned enough global box office dollars to rank among the top ten-grossing worldwide theatrical releases.
“The Unusual Discoveries of Captain Turkey Nose” is a collaborative project between illustrator Patrick Steptoe and animator Benjamin Agersted.
The American animation industry’s wage-fixing scandal received the most attention on Cartoon Brew this year, with three of our most viewed stories focused on that topic.
OMAi has released Tagtool PLAY, an iPad app for creating “spontaneous animations” using simple gestures.
This is the story of a young woman out for a hike along a coastal tide pool. Her encounter with a sea anemone triggers a phantasmagorical reaction. She meets a man who seems to be in a similar predicament, and together they start a family of sorts.
The story of Louis Zamperini, hero of Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken,” seems far removed from anything animation-related, but he did have a significant, and previously untold, connection to the animation world.
Different people have different mothers, but in this storybook-like film, one boy’s mother flies above the rest!
Venice, California-based animation and digital media studio JibJab has delivered another winning year-in-review short.
Laika’s next film, “Kubo and the Two Strings,” will mark the directorial debut of animator Travis Knight.